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I would go with the 7950 thumb.gif
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If you are not going to bother OCing by yourself, I highly recommend MSI one as their factory OC on Power Edition models pushes your card to almost limit already. On stock Nvidia cards fare very well against AMD due to the boost clock introduced with Kepler architecture, though 7000 series are generally better overclocker in the end.

I would normally choose 7950 over 660ti any day, but it seems 660ti is better value for you especially since it goes $30 cheaper than 7950 counterpart. I own MSI 670 PE and can assure you that it is one of the best card I have owned thumb.gif
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post #13 of 45
7950 boost is GTX 670s competitor. The GTX 660 Ti is no match honestly.
For only 30 dollars the 7950 is a better choice not only it has double the bandwidth but it has 50% more VRAM which will come in handy later, especially if you're the type who don't upgrade frequently.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 3/9/13 at 1:28pm
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post #14 of 45
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you're telling me that the 7950 is better but the benchmarks say something else

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4900/sapphire_radeon_hd_7950_3gb_vapor_x_oc_with_boost_video_card_review/index8.html

on this benchmarks..the 660 ti pe beats the 7950
post #15 of 45
Your benchmark is ancient. Didn't you pay attention to the drivers and date of the benchmark?
Also those are old and TWIMTBP games, which doesn't represent the performance of current gen games.
I am an owner of a 7950 and owned a GTX 670 before, they trade blow with each other, I doubt the 660 Ti can stand a chance, I challenge the best 660 Ti in here.
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

Your benchmark is ancient. Didn't you pay attention to the drivers and date of the benchmark?
Also those are old and TWIMTBP games, which doesn't represent the performance of current gen games.
I am an owner of a 7950 and owned a GTX 670 before, they trade blow with each other, I doubt the 660 Ti can stand a chance, I challenge the best 660 Ti in here.

how many fps do you get usually? in which games?
post #17 of 45
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how many fps do you get usually? in which games?
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/28.html

I think this card is clocked same as the model in your post 950 MHz. It is 15% faster than 660 ti at 1080p. And about as fast as GTX 670.


Edited by HeadlessKnight - 3/9/13 at 1:57pm
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post #18 of 45
Here is a benchmark site with newer games

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/645?vs=647

The 660ti does surprisingly good.
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Here is a benchmark site with newer games

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/645?vs=647

The 660ti does surprisingly good.

so whats your opinion?
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Originally Posted by john1016 View Post

Here is a benchmark site with newer games

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/645?vs=647

The 660ti does surprisingly good.
Those benchmarks use old drivers too before driver 12.11 .
Anandtech tested driver 12.11 with 7970 GE but they are too lazy to upgrade the whole database with the new numbers.

http://images.anandtech.com/graphs/graph6393/51037.png

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6393/amds-holiday-plans-cat1211-new-bundle

Here is a proof of what I an saying. with older driver they tested 7970 and got 73.5 fps in BF3 at 1080p but with 12.11 they got 94.6 fps .
but if you go in here :
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/508
and go to BF3 at 1080p you will still see the number is still 73.5 fps.
they didn't update their database with the newer results.
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